Definitions for environsɛnˈvaɪ rənz, -ˈvaɪ ərnz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

en•vi•ronsɛnˈvaɪ rənz, -ˈvaɪ ərnz(

  1. the surrounding parts or districts, as of a city; outskirts; suburbs.

  2. surroundings; environment.

  3. the nearby area or space; vicinity.

Origin of environs:

1655–65; < F (pl.); r. ME environ < OF, n. use of environ around; see environ

Princeton's WordNet

  1. environment, environs, surroundings, surround(noun)

    the area in which something exists or lives

    "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

  2. environs, purlieu(noun)

    an outer adjacent area of any place


  1. environs(Noun)

    The surroundings; the environment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Environs

    the parts or places which surround another place, or lie in its neighborhood; suburbs; as, the environs of a city or town

Translations for environs

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

surroundings(noun plural)

the area etc that is round a place

a pleasant hotel in delightful surroundings.

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